eNewsletter | May/June 2019
Congratulations to IAIA Alumna Joy Harjo
(Mvskoke Nation) '68
for Being Named U.S. Poet Lauerate

AIHEC Board of Directors Meeting at IAIA
Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo) receives 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence and Lifetime Achievement.
IAIA Supporter Wes Studi (Cherokee) Named Honorary Oscar Recipient

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IAIA Students Win 2019 Student Art and Design Competition

Derayna DeClay (White Mountain Apache). Apache Dawn , 2019. Acrylic. 6 feet x 5 feet. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
IAIA Trustee Princess 
Daazhraii Johnson (Neets'aii Gwich'in) Creative Producer of the PBS KIDS series MOLLY OF DENALI.

 Series to premiere July 15, 2019 at 9:30 am on Santa Fe Channel 5. Check pbs.org for times and stations in other areas.

Museum Director Patsy Phillips (Cherokee) Writes Article on Activist
Suzan Shown Harjo, (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee) for
Indian Country Today
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition Action/Abstraction Redefined in THE Magazine

Hank Gobin (Tulalip/Snohomish) 
Northwest Design , 1966, casein on paper, MoCNA Collection, SNH-6
MoCNA Social Engagement Artist Sonya Kelliher-Combs
MoCNA receives Native Partnership Award for Social Engagement Artist Residency
Albuquerque Journal Notes Two New Exhibitions -- Reconciliation and Sámi Intervention /Dáidda Gázada at IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

IAIA Alumna Justina Bruns (Oglala Lakota) '18 in
Diet Coke Commercial

Cara Romero, a Chemehuevi photographer, in her California studio.
Ramsay de Give for The New York Times

IAIA Community Artists in
New York Times and Condé Nast Traveler

LOOM Indigenous Gallery in Gallup Show Works from IAIA Community Members

Alumna Laura Dà
(Eastern Shawnee /Seneca/Miami) '99
Named Poet-in-Residence at Hugo House

Alumnus Doug Hyde (Nez Perce) Bronze Installed in Josephy Center
IAIA Alumna Avis Charley (Spirit Lake Dakota Sioux/Diné) '18 Wins Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award

Students, Alumni, and Mentors of the IAIA Low Rez MFA Program continue to make waves throughout the literary world.

Current MFA Faculty Mentors
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Et Cetera
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IAIA Team Cleans the Roundabout
Chuck Dailey Passes

It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to our dear, beloved Chuck Dailey. Chuck, or "Mr. D.," taught at IAIA for over 25 years in the Museum Studies Department. He was, at various times, the Chair of the Department, the Director of the IAIA Museum, and finally Faculty Emeritus. Mr. D., you touched us all with your kindness, and amazing talent for teaching even the most distracted of us. Words cannot express how much we owe you. All we can do is to live up to your expectations of us - as lofty as those expectations were.

Jessie Ryker-Crawford , PhD (White Earth Chippewa)
Associate Professor of Museum Studies
IAIA and MoCNA Happenings

Thu, June 6, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Wed, August 14, 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

Fri, August 16, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Fri, August 16, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Fri, August 16, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Fri, September 20

Summer Readers Gathering

Saturday, July 20
Esther Belin, Derek Palacio, and Marie-Helene Bertino 

Sunday, July 21
Ramona Ausubel, Geoff Harris, and Sherwin Bitsui 

Monday, July 22 
Abigail Chabitnoy and Ken White 

Tuesday, July 23  
Jennifer Elise Foerster, Brooke Swaney Pepion, and Toni Jensen

Thursday, July 25
Santee Frazier and E.C. Osondu 

Friday, July 26
Cherie Dimaline and Layli Long Soldier 

Saturday, July 27
Pam Houston, Chip Livingston, and Kristiana Kahakauwila 

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MoCNA Exhibitions

July 28, 2017–July 7, 2019

Fri, January 25–Fri, July 19

Fri, February 15, 2019–Sun, January 26, 2020

Thu, May 30, 2019–Sun, January 19, 2020

Thu, May 30, 2019–Sun, February 16, 2020

Fri, July 26–Thu, October 31

Fri, August 16, 2019–Sun, January 19, 2020
General Information
IAIA's mission is to empower creativity and leadership in Native arts and cultures through higher education, lifelong learning and outreach.

Visit the IAIA website at  www.iaia.edu for up-to-date information, or for questions and inquiries please contact us at  by email here.

Institute of American Indian Arts
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(505) 983-1666
About IAIA
For over 50 years, the Institute of American Indian Arts has played a key role in the direction and shape of Native expression. With an internationally acclaimed college, museum, and tribal support resource through the IAIA Land Grant Programs, IAIA is dedicated to the study and advancement of Native arts and cultures and is committed to student achievement and the preservation and progress of their communities. IAIA is accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art & Design. Learn more about IAIA and our mission at www.iaia.edu .

Newsletter writer, editor, and contributing photographer:
Eric Davis

Contributing photographer: Jason S. Ordaz
IAIA Radio Show

The IAIA Radio Show Through Our Eyes airs on Tuesdays from 4:07-4:30 pm, on KSFR, 101.1 FM, Santa Fe Public Radio. It is an IAIA-produced show examining a wide variety of issues relating to the Native American community. Hosted by IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis , the show features conversations with Native American Scholars, Artists, Tribal Leaders, and more. You can listen to the show live on the radio or stream it on your computer at KSFR.org. Past shows are podcast on their website, so you can listen any time you'd like at the following link: www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com